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Minority Access to Capital partners with the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus to host: Black History Month - The Past, Present and Future of Black Businesses 

 

ATLANTA – Minority Access to Capital, Inc., and the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, will host an event entitled “Black History:  The Past, Present & Future of Black Business” on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at APEX Museum in Atlanta.

 

The event will feature presentations from Reps. Sharon Beasley-Teague (D-Red Oak), Patty Bentley (D-Butler) and “Able” Mable Thomas (D-Atlanta), along with remarks from John Eaves, Chairman of the Fulton County Commission, and Mike Thurmond, CEO of DeKalb County. “It should be an interesting and eye opening discussion from those that have seen a lot of changes." - Dar'shun Kendrick, Founder and CEO of MATC comments. The event will focus on the history, current state and future of black businesses in Atlanta. 

 

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please click here  

 

WHO:            Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia)

                        Rep. Sharon Beasley-Teague (D-Red Oak) 

                        Rep. Patty Bentley (D-Butler) 

                        Rep. “Able” Mable Thomas (D-Atlanta) 

                        John Eaves, Chairman of the Fulton County Commission 

                        Mike Thurmond, CEO of DeKalb County

 

WHAT:          “Black History: The Past, Present and Future of Black Businesses” 

WHEN:          Thursday, February 23, 2017

TIME:            6-8 p.m.       

WHERE:       APEX Museum 

                        135 Auburn Ave NE 

                        Atlanta, GA 30303

 

 

 

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